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Dubai closes brokerage office; fines 8 businesses and warns 1 for flouting Covid-19 measures

Dubai closes brokerage office; fines 8 businesses and warns 1 for flouting Covid-19 measures

The violations were spotted in businesses located in Al Muraqqabat, Naif, Ayal Nasir, and Al Thanyah First areas

Dubai Economy ordered a real estate brokerage office to shut down after it found it to have violated the prescribed physical distancing guidelines.

Field inspectors from the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection Sector (CCCP) in Dubai Economy also imposed fines on eight commercial establishments – six for employees’ lack of commitment to wearing masks, and two for violating physical distancing guidelines – during inspections held on October 5 across open markets and shopping centres.

The violations were spotted in businesses located in Al Muraqqabat, Naif, Ayal Nasir, and Al Thanyah First areas, and their activities included general trade, mobile phones trade, auto parts trade, and electronics trade.

CCCP also warned a business for not placing the physical distancing stickers as required. Of the 691 inspections visits, 681 shops and commercial establishments were found fully complied with the precautionary measures.

Dubai Economy called on everyone to cooperate and contribute to keeping the emirate’s economy moving forward despite of the challenges caused by the pandemic.

Any non-compliance reported either by consumers and the public or unearthed during inspections will be treated with a stern hand, Dubai Economy reiterated.

Reports can be filed through the Dubai Consumer app or website or by calling 600545555.

The UAE recorded 1,061 new infections and six deaths on October 6. The registered infection count has scaled past the 100,000 mark to reach 100,794.

Read: GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,061 cases, total infections cross 100,000 mark

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